Andrzej Lange received the Medical degree with distinction from the Medical School in Wroclaw, Poland, where he also completed his Ph.D. thesis and then, after a critical review of his scientific activity, received the title of Doctor Habilitatus. He served as an Assistant and then Associate Professor at the Department of Internal Diseases and then the Department of Occupational Diseases, where he founded the Laboratory of Clinical Immunology. In 1980, he was offered a position in the Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy of the Polish Academy of Sciences, where he has been working, till now, as the Professor and Head of the Laboratory and Department of Clinical Immunology. His international experience started in 1973 as a Leverhulme Fellow in the Department of Immunology of Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, where he worked under the guidance of Professor Ivan Roitt. During an eight-year period, he used to spend three months yearly as a visiting scientist in the Institute of Experimental Medicine and Biology in Borstel, Germany, headed at that time by Professor Han-Dieter Flad. He has been a short-term visitor and a lecturer in a number of European and North American scientific institutions including the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Paris University. He is the Head of the Department of Clinical Immunology of the Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy and the Lower Silesian Center for Cellular Transplantation with National Bone Marrow Donors Registry. He published 220 articles and has received several prizes at the international, as well as national, level. He served as an auditor to the European Commission and the European Bone Marrow Transplantation Group, and he served as a counselor to the European Federation for Immunogenetics. He was a research coordinator of FP5 StemNet project. He is a licensed Physician in the fields of immunology, hematology, and clinical transplantation.
Biography Updated on 29 November 2012